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Campus Events - October 2012

Women's Leadership Series Begins in January

Cedar Crest's new Women's Leadership Institute is launching a series of five seminars to help area businesswomen sharpen their skills and achieve their goals. The first program in the series, titled The Power and Influence of Leadership Development, will be held Thursday, January 31 from 3 to 7 p.m.

The seminar will invite women at all career levels to examine their own influencing style; learn to project credibility and authority; gain buy-in for ideas and initiatives; and become more effective at leading others. Facilitators are Jo Miller, CEO of Women's Leadership Coaching, Inc., and Diane Moyer, Ph.D., psychology professor at Cedar Crest and former U.S. Olympic athlete.

Click here to learn more and register.
(Alumnae receive a discount on the seminar cost.)

Future topics in the Power of Women Leadership Series:

  • The Power of Whole Brain Communication
  • The Power of Positive Social Change
  • The Power of a Two-year, Ten-year Career Plan
  • The Power of Running Your Own Business.

NASA Mars Scientist to Speak in November

Building on the success of the recent Mars landing, the College is bringing a NASA specialist to campus to provide added insights. Jennifer Stern Ph.D., space scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Planetary Environments Laboratory, will present a lecture Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Alumnae Hall. Stern's lab specializes in studying the atmosphere and surface of Mars, and developing instruments to make geochemical measurements on planetary surfaces. She is a member of the science team for the Mars Science Laboratory Rover Curiosity, which landed in Gale Crater on Mars in August 2012. Join us for this free and informative program!

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Art Therapist Offers Help to Veterans

Art therapist Stephanie Wise will speak at Cedar Crest on Thursday, Nov. 1 on the topic "Art Therapy and Veterans: A Creative Means to Transformational Healing." She will address the neuropsychological impact of trauma on the brain and body, and the transformative effects of tapping into the creative arts to heal wounds of the spirit. A board-certified member of the American Art Therapy Association, Wise has worked, published and lectured extensively in the field of traumatic stress and resiliency. Her lecture is at 7 p.m. in the Tompkins College Center, 1867 Room.

Theatre Offers 'Silent Heroes'

If you're anywhere near campus Nov. 1-4, plan to attend this production at Samuels Theatre. (It runs Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.) The play, by Linda Escalera Price, is set in 1975 and concerns six wives of U.S. Marine Corps pilots who have gathered after hearing of a fatal crash. As their husbands arrive one by one, the women wait to see whose life will be forever altered by this event.

For information on advance ticket purchase, click here.

Event Updates Just for You

At the bottom left of the Cedar Crest College homepage (www.cedarcrest.edu), you'll find a calendar link for the latest on upcoming events–and a brand-new feature geared specifically for alumnae. Click on the "alumnae" category and you'll find it easier to search the calendar for happenings of interest to you. Questions? Contact the alumnae office at 888-902-3327 or alumnae@cedarcrest.edu.

When You Come to a Campus Performance...

Make a visit to the Alumnae Green Room! It's open to all alumnae and Associates prior to each Saturday theatre and dance performance by Cedar Crest's performing arts department. The space is in the South Annex of Tompkins College Center, to the left of Samuels Theatre. Drop by before the show to meet the director and other performing arts faculty, enjoy refreshments, and catch up with fellow alumnae and friends of the College.

GOLD at Steel Stacks

Join Graduates of the Last Decade and Professor Diane Moyer, Ph.D., of the Psychology Department at the ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks in Bethlehem on Wednesday, November 14 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Enjoy your first drink and appetizer free, courtesy of the Office of Advancement! Please respond by Wednesday, November 7 by calling 610-606-4666, Ext. 3671 or e-mail alumnae@cedarcrest.edu.

Look in the mail for future invitations to other GOLD events coming up this year. GOLD is intended to help young alumnae stay connected with classmates and their alma mater.